Frances L. Farber
Age 93, of Magnolia, passed away Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019. She was born Feb. 25, 1926 in Bowerston, OH, a daughter of the late Glen and Laura (Johnston) Holmes, and had been a Magnolia resident most of her life. Fran was a member of Magnolia United Methodist Church, where she sang in the Senior Choir since she was in the sixth grade, and Sandy Valley A.A.R.P. Chapter #4647. She was a 1944 graduate of Magnolia High School. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 72 years, Harold J. Farber, on July 19, 2018, two sisters, Caroline Holmes and Anna Lancaster, and a daughter-in-law, Dorothy Farber. Fran is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Carolyn and William “Butch” Blankenship, a son, H. Jay Farber, five grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. in Magnolia United Methodist Church with Pastor Carl Orphanides officiating. Interment will be in Magnolia Cemetery. Friends may call Monday 5-8 p.m. at the Finefrock-Gordon Funeral Home in Magnolia and Tuesday 10-11 a.m. at the church before the service. Contributions in Mrs. Farber’s memory may be made to Magnolia United Methodist Church, PO Box 417, Magnolia, OH 44643. Condolences may be sent to: www.gordonfuneralhomes.com
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